Keyword: Science

Dictionary Entry | Posted 23/07/2015
Quote from "The Basis of Pragmaticism"

The word “science” has three principal acceptions, to wit:

Firstly, men educated in Jesuit and similar colleges often use the term in the sense of the Greek ἐπιστήμη, the...

Dictionary Entry | Posted 21/07/2015
Quote from "Chapter II. Prelogical Notions. Section I. Classification of the Sciences"

Science is research; and research is science, from the first moment when the researcher casts aside all desire to prove his present opinions right, and burns with...

Manuscript | Posted 20/07/2015
Peirce, Charles S. (1893 [c.]). Nominalism, Realism, and the Logic of Modern Science [R]. MS [R] 860

Robin Catalogue:
A. MS., G-c.1896-1, 17 pp.
From this manuscript, 6.492-493 were published. Unpublished: scientific method and the solution of philosophical problems....

Dictionary Entry | Posted 18/05/2015
Quote from "L [R]"

…if I am asked to what the wonderful success of science is due, I shall suggest that to gain the secret of that, it is necessary to consider science as living, and therefore not as knowledge...

Monograph | Posted 23/12/2014
Reilly, Francis E. (1970). Charles Peirce's Theory of Scientific Method
Monograph | Posted 23/12/2014
Skagestad, Peter (1981). The Road of Inquiry: Charles Peirce's Pragmatic Realism
Article in Journal | Posted 25/11/2014
Pape, Helmut (2008). Searching For Traces: How To Connect the Sciences and the Humanities by a Peircean Theory of Indexicality
The article discusses the possibility on the integration of the sciences with humanities by considering the theory of indexicality developed by Charles S. Peirce. The author explores Peirce's...
Monograph | Posted 28/10/2014
Scott, Frances W. (2006). C. S. Peirce's System of Science: Life as a Laboratory
Manuscript | Posted 28/09/2014
Peirce, Charles S. (1903). Lowell Lectures. 1903. Lecture 3. MS [R] 459

Robin Catalogue:
A. MS., notebook, n.p., 1903, pp. 1-41.
The words “Won’t do” (by CSP) appear on the cover of the notebook. Definition of “mathematics.” Denial that mathematics...

Manuscript | Posted 25/09/2014
Peirce, Charles S. (1903). Lowell Lectures. 1903. Lecture 3. 1st draught. MS [R] 458

Robin Catalogue:
Science, mathematics, and quantity. Pure mathematics (the science of hypotheses) is divided in accordance with the complexity of its hypotheses. Simplest mathematics...

Manuscript | Posted 22/09/2014
Peirce, Charles S. (1903). Lecture I [R]. MS [R] 448

Robin Catalogue:
A. MS,. notebook, G-1903-2a, pp. 1-48.
Published as 1.591-610, with omissions. Unpublished: Present day science suffers from a malady whose source is an...

Manuscript | Posted 08/09/2014
Peirce, Charles S. (1895 [c.]). Logic of Quantity. MS [R] 18

Robin Catalogue:
A. MS., n.p., n.d., pp. 3-4.
Defense of a modified version of Benjamin Peirce’s definition of “mathematics.” Cf. MS. 78.

Dictionary Entry | Posted 08/09/2014
Quote from "On the Logic of Quantity"

a science ought not to be defined, as it often is, as a systematized collection of ascertained truths; because it is more useful to those who know it best that it...

Manuscript | Posted 08/09/2014
Peirce, Charles S. (1895 [c.]). On the Logic of Quantity. MS [R] 17

Robin Catalogue:
A. MS., n.p., [c.1895], pp. 1-9; 7-10 of another draft.
This manuscript should be compared with MS. 16, to which it bears a special similarity. See also MS. 250...

Edited Collection | Posted 04/08/2014
Moore, Edward C. (1993). Charles S. Peirce and the Philosophy of Science
Charles Sanders Peirce (1839-1914) is considered to be among the half dozen most important philosophers the United States has produced. The Charles S. Peirce Sesquicentennial International Congress...
Monograph | Posted 01/08/2014
Delaney, Cornelius F. (1993). Science, Knowledge, and Mind: A Study in the Philosophy of C. S. Peirce
Dictionary Entry | Posted 07/03/2013
Quote from "Quest of Quest"

… how shall we define a science? Since I was brought up in intimacy with almost all the chief men of science in the United States during those years and was always attentive to their conversation...

Dictionary Entry | Posted 07/03/2013
Quote from "Minute Logic: Chapter II. Prelogical Notions. Section I. Classification of the Sciences (Logic II)"

Now if we are to classify the sciences, it is highly desirable that we should begin with a definite notion of what we mean by a science; and in view of what has been said of natural classification...

Dictionary Entry | Posted 07/03/2013
Quote from "Minute Logic: Of the Classification of the Sciences. Second Paper. Of the Practical Sciences"

The prevalent definition of a science, the definition of Coleridge, which influenced all Europe through the Encyclopaedia Metropolitana, that science is systematized knowledge, is an improvement...

Dictionary Entry | Posted 07/03/2013
Quote from "On the Logic of Drawing History from Ancient Documents Especially from Testimonies (Logic of History)"

I have said that in order to determine what the logic of the individual man should be, it would be necessary to consider what his purpose was. The same remark applies to the logic of science. It...